Febus
a bassadanza for three
Source: AW Smith (7 mms), reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr
Music: Una Festivita Della Danza (DHDS) (very brief intro)
Starting position: side by side, holding hands. A stray comment in the instructions suggests that it should be W-M-W.
Section 1:
1 Two continentie, left and right
2&3 Two sempi and a doppio, all starting left
4 Ripresa, right
5 Two continentie, left and right
6&7 Two sempi and a doppio, all starting left
8 Ripresa, right; at the end, the middle does a mezavolta
Section 2:
9&10 Two doppi, left and right, to separate; mezavolta to face
11&12 Two riprese, left and right
13-15 Two sempi and two doppi, all starting left, to approach and pass; mezavolta to face
16&17 Two riprese, left and right
18 Riverentia
Section 3:
19&20 Two saltarelli, left and right, to approach and pass; mezavolta to face
21-23 Three ripresa, left, right, left
24&25 Volta del Gioioso (two sempi, right and left, ripresa right)
Section 4:
26 Approach to meet with two sempi, left and right, ends mezavolta to face with the middle, join hands
27&28 Two riprese, left and right
29 Riverentia
Dance repeats